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Dales weekend

Yorkshire Dales

Tour Details


3 Nights

Tour Area

Yorkshire Dales, Lake District, Northern Pennines


Guided (G)


3 Star Hotel


150 - 200 miles per day

Tour Mileage

400 miles


Combination of A, B and unfenced roads


Suitable for intermediate rider, perhaps first-time tourer

We extend the tour season with a long weekend in the Yorkshire Dales.

At the time of writing it looks like the Coronavirus will once again curtail our 2021 tour programme, especially to Europe. Therefore we have decided to add an additional UK October tour when we feel sure things will have returned to normal, or near normal as possible. The tour will also be an opportunity to catch up with friends old and new and discuss tour options for 2022. 

Our tour will have have a single hotel base, a 3 star hotel on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales and Lake District. We have used this hotel for many years and it  is a firm favourite with customers and us alike.

The 3 night tour will give you the opportunity to unpack, relax and allow us to show you the best scenery and biking roads that the Dales, Lakes and Northern Pennines can offer. If you have never toured this area before, you cannot fail to be impressed with not only the natural beauty, but some great traffic free biking roads. Having run tours in this area since 1996, we know every nook and cranny and are constantly changing our routes, so even if you have been with us before, we feel sure you will enjoy something new.

This tour is fully guided and will appeal to all riders but is an ideal opportunity for those who perhaps have not toured before to give it a try before tackling something a little longer or even joining us abroad.

This is a social event as much as anything so if you want to come in your car, or ride indepently, you are more than welcome, your guide will be able to advise you on great routes and attractions.

Tour prices are inclusive of the following:

  • 3 Nights en-suite accommodation at 3 star hotel
  • 3 Evening meals (vegetarian option available)
  • 3 Full regional Breakfasts
  • Fully guided tour with daily ride-outs
  • Services of experienced Tour Guide


Your accommodation is a 3 star hotel conveniently situated between the Yorkshire Dales and the Lake District making it ideal for touring the Yorkshire Dales, English Lake District and Northern Pennines. The hotel has become a firm favourite with with customers due to its friendliness, comfort and great food. All bedrooms are en-suite with Wi-Fi, TV and drinks-making facilities. 

VALUE TOUR - This tour is especially good value, as all evening meals are included - leaving you only to budget for lunch, petrol and drinks

  • Yorkshire Dales
  • English Lakes
  • Buttertubs

Friday 15th October : Today you will travel to your 3 star hotel in Cumbria, arriving in time for a traditional evening meal and a get-to-know-you session with your fellow riders and Guide for the tour.

Saturday 16th October:  Knowing the area so well, we can destination flexible, with the Lakes, Dales, Northern Pennines, and Forest of Bowland all within easy riding distance we have plenty of choice. 

All our tours depart after breakfast, and are led by an experienced guide, so not only is no map-reading required. but you can be sure that you are seeing the best scenery, the right places and enjoying some great biking roads. Many people are apprehensive about riding in a group, but we use a simple ‘drop off’ system which allows you to travel at your own pace.

All our Guided Tours are very relaxed, we do ride all day, but there will be a leisurely lunch break and stops for refreshments, photo opportunities or just to stretch your legs. We will return to the hotel around 1630 hrs. Although the tour is fully guided, you are of course, welcome to explore on your own - your guide will be able to advise you on things to see and do in the area.

Sunday 17th October : Today will be a repeat of yesterday’s format, giving you a further opportunity to admire the beautiful scenery and to ride some great roads.

Monday 18th October: The tour finishes after breakfast, after which, we bid our farewells and return home.

Tour Cost  
1 bike, 2 persons, sharing a room £330 each
1 bike, 1 person, sharing a room £340
1 bike, 1 person, own room £446
Deposit £100 per person  

Sorry the tour is fully booked.